Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. The Fire Prevention Bureau does home inspections free of charge when requested. This will be done by a Firefighter who will give you a list of things he feels you should do. To make your home safer, call 248.530.1923 and ask for Firefighter/Paramedic Jessica Rak.
The Birmingham Fire Department is the licensed provider of advanced life support in Birmingham. These are firefighters that have been trained in the latest procedures for emergency care. Also, the Fire Department has a quick response time and stabilizes the patient before transporting them to the hospital.
The fire engine responds along with the EMS truck to offer assistance. The personnel on the engine are all first responders, and some are basic and advanced medics.
This is part of an ongoing hydrant and water main maintenance program. With this program we make sure the hydrants are in working order and how much water is available.
There are several products out on the market to add to your wash water that will work. They contain oxalic acid and go under several trade names such as "Iron Out". They are available at hardware stores and grocery stores.
The different colors tell the firefighters how much water is available through that hydrant.